Dr. Michael Seiden
Dr. Seiden currently serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of McKesson Specialty Health and U.S. Oncology, where he is responsible for bringing the assets of McKesson to a 1000-member cancer physician community conducting clinical research, and various quality and performance initiatives and enhancing the delivery of high-quality, evidence-based care. In this role, he is also responsible for maximizing collaborative efforts between pharmaceutical and biotechnology partners and manufacturers to generate improved patient outcomes and value for all stakeholders in the dynamic environment of drug development and launch. Prior to joining McKesson, Dr. Seiden served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Fox Chase Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center research facility and hospital. Under his leadership, Fox Chase merged with Temple University Health System in 2012. Previously, Dr. Seiden was a practicing oncologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he served as Chief of the Clinical Research Unit, Cancer Center Division, and as Associate Professor in Medicine at Harvard University. At Massachusetts General Hospital, he launched its first-ever gynecologic cancer research initiative, which was later extended to partner affiliates Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Beth Israel Hospital to become one of the largest gynecological cancer research programs in the country. In 1995, Dr. Seiden was named Chair of the Clinical Research Committee for the Gynecologic Cancer Program within the Dana Farber / Harvard Cancer Center. He has been a practicing oncologist for more than 20 years.